Sunday, May 31, 2020

China And India Deploy Heavy Weaponry Along Their Disputed Border

Times of India: India, China bring in heavy equipment and weaponry to their rear bases near eastern Ladakh

NEW DELHI: Indian and Chinese armies were moving in heavy equipment and weaponry including artillery guns and combat vehicles to their rear bases close to the disputed areas in eastern Ladakh as the two militaries remain engaged in a bitter standoff along the troubled border for over 25 days, military sources said on Sunday.

The enhancement of combat capability by the two armies in the region came even as both the countries continued their efforts to resolve the dispute through talks at military and and diplomatic levels.

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WNU Editor: The Chinese media is saying the same thing .... PLA expands high-altitude arsenal to address border threat (Global Times).

Update: Here is some background information on this border dispute .... China-India border: Why tensions are rising between the neighbours (Anbarasan Ethirajan and Vikas Pandey BBC News).